Immunogen sequence: FPQAYMNFYYK STEGWSIGNV LLDFTGGSFS LLQMFLQSYN NDQWTLIFGD PTKF
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs - mouse 96%, rat 96%.
Cystine/H(+) symporter thought to transport cystine out of lysosomes. Plays an important role in melanin synthesis, possibly by preventing melanosome acidification and subsequent degradation of tyrosinase TYR.
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Protein Aliases: CTNS; Cystinosin; cystinosis nephropathic
Gene Aliases: CTNS; CTNS-LSB; PQLC4
UniProt ID: (Human) O60931
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1497